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Old 01-01-2008, 02:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Here is the NewEgg wishlist:


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Please critique. Also, do I have enough power and is it the right PSU?
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Old 01-01-2008, 02:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The psu looks good and you should have plenty of power. The integrated video is terrible, so I hope you don't plan on gaming. Other then that, it looks pretty good for a budget build.
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No gaming intended, but the term "terrible" seems a bit strong. Is the integrated card that bad?
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Yes it pretty much is lol.
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Yes it pretty much is lol.
Ok, would my best bet be to get another mobo with better integrated video or buy a seprerate video card?
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Oh if your not gaming then its perfectly fine.
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OK. Great!
Saves me $100+.
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you can pick up a cheapy video card for like 50 bucks... any video card is better then intergrated...


what exactly are you doing with it?
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you can pick up a cheapy video card for like 50 bucks... any video card is better then intergrated...


what exactly are you doing with it?
Well, it's pretty much going to be a home office computer/ media center (more of an office computer though). I wanted to build something slightly powerful, but more so reliable.
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I would say just through in a video card...but its up to u
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